Definition of aisle
1a (1) : a passage (as in a theater or railroad passenger car) separating sections of seats (2) : such a passage regarded as separating opposing parties in a legislature supported by members on both sides of the aisleb : a passage (as in a store or warehouse) for inside traffic
2 : the side of a church nave separated by piers from the nave proper
walk down the aisleor less commonly
go down the aisle
: to get married Prenuptial agreements have long been used by couples who want to set down the terms of any future divorce before they walk down the aisle. — Desa Philadelpha
Examples of aisle in a Sentence
The bride walked down the aisle to the altar.
By the end of the concert, the people in the theater were dancing in the aisles.
Recent Examples of aisle from the Web
Demand for big twin-aisle aircraft has weakened since Lufthansa placed an order for the Boeing model in 2013, under Spohr’s predecessor.
Colgate, meanwhile, also sells some household cleaners, personal grooming products and pet food, which sure doesn't advance Kraft Heinz's ambitions in the organic and natural foods aisles.
The World War II and Korean War veteran wore Marine dress blues down the aisle.
PERSPECTIVES Both parties benefit from gerrymandering, and politicians from both sides of the aisle often enjoy lucrative lobbying careers once their terms are over.
But that step across the aisle didn’t keep her from getting a big ovation at the subsequent Roosevelt Dinner.
A photo from the fire department showed a massive pile of charred fireworks in one of the aisles.
Not to mention the many viral fits of rage or politics that have been recorded in the aisles and cramped seat space of commercial jets.
Before Mr. Cetner walked his daughter down the grassy aisle, her friend Alexis Schuster handed her a runner’s baton with pink peonies poking out of it.
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AISLE Defined for Kids
Definition of aisle for Students
1 : a passage between sections of seats (as in a church or theater)
2 : a passage between shelves (as in a supermarket)
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